With its strong premise, a couple of fine performances and highly polished tooling, "The Jackal" scores as an involving high-tech thriller that occasionally hits peaks of pulsating excitement…
Winner of the AFI fest's inaugural indie prize, "Cost of Living" is a tale of marginals caught in a dying fishing village. Chiefly interesting for the performances of the lead actors, pic will be a…
A new player has emerged on the multiplex scene in Central and Eastern Europe: Toucan Entertainment, a U.S. company based in London, has made its first move in Prague, purchasing a 49% stake in the…
After a five-year hiatus from the stage, George F. Walker, Canada's most prolific playwright, has re-emerged with a planned six-play cycle called "Suburban Motel." With the first two installments up…
In a frame littered with disappointing Hollywood and art-house bows, European pictures were the star newcomers beside such old dependables as "My Best Friend's Wedding," "Con Air" and "Air Force One."
Reviewed at AFI/L.A. Film Festival, Oct. 25, 1997. Running time: 73 MIN.
Casper Van Dien, currently blazing in "Starship Troopers," has inked a seven-figure deal to topline "Dream True," for Aurora Prods., Aurora president William Stuart announced.
If romantic comedies were made in Iran, "Season Five" would certainly top the current year's offerings. This unusually colorful French-Iranian co-production tells the story of an age-old feud between…
The much-anticipated debut offering of Fox's new animation unit, "Anastasia" reps an ambitious, serious but not particularly stimulating musical feature that unconvincingly attempts to graft warm and…
Artistic director, Stanley Brechner. Opened Oct. 28, 1997, at the Raymond J. Greenwald Performance Space. Reviewed Oct. 23; 152 seats; $ 30 top. Running time: 1 HOUR, 23 MIN.
Australian director Geoffrey Wright has signed to pilot United Artists' sci-fi thriller "Supernova," marking his first time at the helm of an American picture.